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hayu launching across CEE

All-reality SVoD service, hayu, from NBCUniversal International – will launch in multiple Central and Eastern European countries in Q4. This builds on the ongoing success of the service in other European markets and will bring the number of territories for the streaming service to over 40. Launching direct-to-consumer (DTC) on a full array of devices […]

September 28, 2022

Channel 4 orders UK version of Alone

Channel 4 has commissioned The Garden to make the first UK series of the international survival hit Alone. The reality TV series bills itself as an uncompromising survival experiment: the ultimate test of endurance and ingenuity, in one of the most beautiful but challenging landscapes on earth. The six-part series will see ten contestants dropped […]

August 23, 2022

Netflix orders Squid Game reality series

Netflix is bringing the global phenomenon Squid Game to life with a new reality competition series titled Squid Game: The Challenge.  Claiming to have both the largest cast and lump sum cash prize in reality TV history, the series will see 456 real players enter the game in pursuit of a reward of $4.56 million (€4.38m). As […]

June 15, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BBC Three orderes gay dating show

BBC Three has announced I Kissed a Boy (working title), a new dating show produced by Twofour and hosted by singer and TV star Dannii Minogue. This eight-part reality event follows ten single men as they head to Europe to find their perfect partner – and before they arrive, they will be paired up with […]

May 20, 2022

Channel 4, Roku partner on reality series

A new six-part Channel 4 series from Voltage and Roku Originals will test the resistance of a group of strangers. The series will debut in the UK on Channel 4 and exclusively on The Roku Channel in the US. In Tempting Fortune, 12 strangers will spend 19 days in paradise. Arriving with basic survival gear […]

May 18, 2022

Netflix ponders live-streaming

Netflix is reportedly considering adding live-streaming content to its platform for the first time. Netflix has confirmed that a live streaming capability is in early development for its unscripted TV shows and stand-up comedy specials, according to Deadline. The move would enable Netflix to offer live voting to content, and potentially air live specials for […]

May 16, 2022

Prime Video announces 3 new reality series

Prime Video has announced three new reality series: The One That Got Away, Forever Summer: Hamptons and Cosmic Love –  will all three set to premiere this summer. The new slate of reality shows will join Prime Video’s unscripted hits like Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls, now streaming on Prime Video, and Making […]

May 5, 2022By Nik Roseveare